Best 170 of Athletic quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 15 Sep

C. Vivian Stringer

When I left the University of Iowa and made the decision to come to Rutgers, I said to my athletic director, as both of us stood there crying, 'I wish I could just take Iowa to the East Coast. That would be the best of all worlds.' Of course, I couldn't. I have the best of all worlds now by being at Rutgers, being in this part of the country and being able to embrace and receive the great prestige that is part of the Big Ten.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Asimov

Why is it, I wonder, that anyone who displays superior athletic ability is an object of admiration to his classmates, while one who displays superior mental ability is an object of hatred?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ander Herrera

I will never forget my time with Athletic Club and I'd like to thank the fans and staff for all their support and, above all, wish all my fantastic former team-mates all the best for the future.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Roger Bannister

The Athletic Association competed against the University. So there was an event. You cannot break world records unless it is an established event, and you have three timekeepers, and the whole thing is organized.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tyler Hoechlin

The one I can't imagine anyone taking seriously, but was one of my favorites, was the mesh football jersey top, paired with a really short pair of athletic shorts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Drew Barrymore

I loved the world of roller derby because I thought it was such an empowering metaphor, that you get out there and do it. It's such a rocker, athletic, capable, cool exhibitionist sport; it's about this great sort of camaraderie.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I have never been a physically engaged person. Like, I was not an athletic kid. I was the kid who came up with a thousand excuses not to take a gym class. Even now, if I could, I would do all my work from bed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gracie Gold

Skating can make you feel athletic, graceful, beautiful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Brian Kilmeade

Jon Stewart says that he was a little kid with a big head. He had very little athletic ability. He went out to the soccer field, and it was awful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Uma Thurman

I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Johnny Weir

Figure skating is theatrical. It's artistic. It's elegant. It's extremely athletic. And there's a very specific audience for that.

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Kimberly Elise

I grew up an athlete. Track and field and dance. In track, I actually went to the Junior Olympics. I've always been very athletic.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marvin Olasky

Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Justin Cole

In college you can get away with things based off your athletic ability versus some of the other players.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eve Arden

If you can't be an athlete, be an athletic supporter.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ben Roethlisberger

People don't realize that I'm mobile, athletic and strong-armed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Debby Ryan

I'm always doing something new. I took a fencing class - that was awesome. And I do a lot of my own athletic work or stunts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Garfield

All athletic accomplishments begin with volition; that is, the desire and willpower necessary to succeed. Volition affects more than thoughts and feelings - it affects physical performance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Andrea Bocelli

When I sing for myself, I sing in a more free, athletic way. When I face an audience, there is always some fear that makes me put the brakes on a bit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Roger Bannister

Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead

By Anonym 14 Sep

Alanis Morissette

I've been doing a lot of different cross-training and kickboxing and Capoeira and kite surfing, and I've just really been back to what I consider my original athletic self.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Channing Tatum

I consider myself a decent athlete but when I started to train martial arts like Kung Fu, I realised it had nothing to do with how athletic you are. It's all mental. It's what you know, how you use it and your mental toughness and composure. It's incredible.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Idris Elba

I was always a real athletic kid. Then when I got older, I just figured it was part of life to keep training.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Matt Lindland

I never got into MMA to be famous, I got into it to compete and pursue athletic aspirations. They were my pure intentions. I came from a true sport, an Olympic background, winning multiple national, international and Olympic medals. So I entered MMA as a sport.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frederick Lenz

In order to succeed on the athletic field, it is necessary to succeed in daily life. Your spirit and your life must be perfectly trimmed for the chi to flow properly.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William James

We have lost the power even of imagining what the ancient idealization of poverty could have meant: the liberation from material attachments, the unbribed soul, the manlier indifference, the paying our way by what we are and not by what we have, the right to fling away our life at any moment irresponsibly - the more athletic trim, in short, the moral fighting shape.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Lopiano

There are no golden geese. There are only fat geese eating the food that could nourish more athletic opportunities for women.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Mcpherson

Possessing an array of athletic gifts is something most tennis players can only dream about. Most players, if they're lucky, have one attribute that stands out -- either a monster serve, great footspeed, superb touch, superior timing or innate feel for the ball.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Oliver Reed

At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Beau Walker

You have to transfer your success on the track to your education, because you don't want to waste what you did athletically once your athletic career is over.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Chris Algieri

It was great to be around [Tony Walters] - he was like a father figure to me especially in my athletic background. That is a person I will never forget and share in all of my victories since I left there until I am done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Roger Bannister

Athletics is a luxury.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jackie Joyner-kersee

The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Clive Barnes

Dance has become an exclusionary enterprise. To participate, one must be thinner than thin, of pleasing form, flexible, athletic and young. If you are not all these things, you will be allowed to dance in the privacy of your own living room. You just wouldn't dare to put yourself onstage.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Katrina Law

I've always been athletic and a dancer, so I love doing fight choreography.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jack Lalanne

Sitting around on your big fat gluteus maximus talking about the good old days. The good old days are right this second. You've got to exercise VIG-OR-OUSLY! Life is tough. Life is a challenge. Life is a battlefield... . Life is an athletic event, and you must train for it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Nick Vujicic

I don't care if you are a good mathematician, or a good athletic, or not good at anything- that you think. But I'm gonna come and tell you that you're awesome the way you are.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Kournikova

Judgment is judgment, whether you're obese, or too skinny, or not athletic enough.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tony Gubba

And Wigan Athletic are certain to be promoted barring a mathmatical tragedy

By Anonym 13 Sep

Brooke Shields

I have never been skinny. The thing is, I was in an industry where being athletic was not celebrated. I have friends who are supermodels, and I never had that body. I've never been asked to walk in a Versace show. I was doing the covers of the magazines while they were cruising the clothes down the runway, and then they'd bring me the clothes and I'd have to photograph them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Ford

I want somebody athletic, outgoing, at least two inches taller than I am, rugged, very outdoorsy, a leader, someone who would overpower me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Had I been a great athlete, I'm not sure I would have even gone into coaching. I may have turned out feeling that my life ended when my athletic career ended, as happens so many times with various athletes.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Simone Elkeles

You know about fixing cars, you're athletic, and you know when to shut up." "That last one isn't a skill." "Honey, trust me. It's a skill.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Katherine Webb

Ive never really been the type to dress up like the other girls do. Im more of a casual, relaxed kind of girl. More athletic.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Morgan Freeman

But I was 22 before I took my first dance class. I had never been athletic, so I was very stiff; I still am. I think what I got mostly from dance was carriage.

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Giorgio Armani

I have always been fascinated by the values of sport and loved its rituals; in fact, since ancient times sport has been a byword for top physical prowess and spectacular athletic performance.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Pattiann Rogers

Sometimes, as in an athletic event where everything clicks, inexplicable things do happen. Learning and practicing an art or a skill has always been part of the success of the goal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Joe Manganiello

I've always been an athletic guy, but the extent to which I go for 'True Blood' or for 'Magic Mike' is because of the role that I'm playing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Maria V. Snyder

The uniform enhanced his athletic body, and my thoughts drifted to how magnificent he would look with his uniform puddled around his feet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Andy Lally

Good cardio helps in any athletic practice, but in jujitsu, it has been very helpful late in a sparring session where a long roll starts to take its toll on your cardio.